Apr 17, 2013 7:00am PDT
education, one child at a time. for "today," gabe gutierrez, nbc news, orlando. >> nice to have a few good stories. >>> coming up, turning your home's klutt >>> good morning to you. 8:26. i'm laura garcia-cannon. new information about the busted bolts on the bay bridge. caltrans missed a chance to test the bolts before they were installed. "san francisco chronicle" reports caltrans engineers actually ordered the test in 2008. the agency was concerned about the supplier's quality control but the tests were never performed because the contractor in charge of the bridge questioned whether they were required. last month more than 30 bolts cracked after being tightened on the new span of the bay bridge. want to check the morning commute with mike. how is it looking out there? >> busy as you would expect at this time on wednesday. the coliseum, the right side, congestion northbound, commute direction. your map will show you the same thing for 880 and 580, although 580 less traveled. that's good news. new crash off the interchange, lafayette, may cause sloping. chp arriving. 680 starting to calm
Apr 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie. at this point, dzhokhar tsarnaev cannot use his voice to respond because of the gunshot wound to the throat, but we're told he is responding to some questioning in writing but that questioning is being kept very brief. >> we can tell you authorities are pressing him for information on the attack. of course, the primary concern right now, did he and his brother have any help. >> of course, this is one week after the bomb blasts at the boston marathon. massachusetts governor deval patrick is calling for a moment of silence today at 2:50, the time of that first explosion, and a private funeral will be held tonight for 29-year-old krystle campbell. while a memorial service is planned on the campus of boston university tonight for 23-year-old graduate student lingzi lu. >> so where does the investigation stand? let's get right to nbc's justice correspondent, pete w
Apr 16, 2013 11:00pm PDT
decades for the fbi to locate and arrest the unabomber, ted kaczynski. within the last hour nbc news has confirmed a letter bomb -- not a letter. i should say a letter that tested positive for ricin or some other toxic substance was addressed to senator roger wicker of mississippi. it was intercepted before reaching the senator's office. let's begin this hour with nbc justice correspondent pete williams and former cia counterterrorism director larry johnson. two best guests we could have. pete, let's go back to that picture we just saw from whdh up there, boston affiliate of nbc. what are the experts making of the fact that it was there, that bag, whatever it is sitting there before the explosion and then in this picture taken afterwards you can see the smoke trailing up to the left there diagonally? what does that tell us? >> it tells us it's something they're investigating, chris. they know, they believe very strongly that the bombs were brought to the scene in backpacks. but i think it's fair to say they're looking at whether after they got there, they put them in these shopping bags.